according to the Universal Law Of Gravitation If You Double The Distance Between Two Objects Then the?
Gravitational force between the two will:
A. Decrease by a factor of 2
b. Increase by a factor of 2.
c. Decrease by a factor of 8.
d. Increase by a factor of 4.
E. Decrease by a factor of 4.
- Anonymous9 years agoFavorite Answer
It's the inverse square law.
- Anonymous9 years ago
Inverse square law.
As one increases, the other decreases by the square.
Increase one by 2, you decrease the other by 2 squared (which is 4).
- Life ExperienceLv 69 years ago
F = GMm/r^2
Therefore force is proportional to 1/r^2.
If r is doubled, r^2 is quadrupled, and the force decreases by a factor of 4.
- Billy ButtheadLv 79 years ago
Inversely as the square of the distance.
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